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Market Analysis

Percentiles – January 2022

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for January 2022. Click below to view the latest report Grains Oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy Fuel Percentiles are an important

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Market Comment

Slower start to the year

The saleyards have opened the year slightly softer overall, although demand is still very strong and all indicators are still historically very high. The story

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Market Analysis

Quantifying Omicron Impacts

It seems like this is the hundredth article we’ve written on Covid-19 impacts on livestock slaughter, but here we are again. This time it’s not

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Market Analysis

Weaners vs Landcrusiers

There was a fair bit of excitement in the lead up to the southern weaner sales last year, as the Western Victorian and South East

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – December 2021

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for December 2021. Click below to view the latest report Grains Oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy* Fuel *Dairy data unavailable for

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Market Comment

A record year for cattle prices

The cattle market in Australia has been red hot this year (and last year) and The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) has been the barometer,

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Cattle in yards
Market Analysis

South Korea spiking exports

It has almost gone unnoticed, but November threw up some interesting figures for beef export markets. Supply continues to be tight overall, but the shifts

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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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